Richard Lang (1733–1820)
Object Place: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
4.3 x 19.6 cm (1 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Upturned, midrib handle with round tip has stem that is rectangular in section. Rounded drop with pronounced, slender rattail is swaged on back of elliptical bowl.
"M + C" engraved in shaded roman letters on back of handle tip.
Marked in roman letters "R [bullet] LANG" within a rectangle, on back of stem.
Original owner unknown. The donor was a silver collector, who acquired the spoon sometime in the twentieth century.
A gift from the collection of Dr. Arthur DuBois Brundidge, Walden N.Y., and Northport, N.Y.